Best Talking Photo Apps

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Below is a collection of some of the best talking photo apps to use with your students and kids. The apps allow you to make any picture speak using either your own voice or a pre-recorded voice from the library. Talking photo apps can be used in various educational activities to boost students engagement and drive participation. 

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For instance, students can use mouth talking apps in digital storytelling projects. They can record their voices, upload images  (e.g., of their favourite pets or cartoon characters) and create animated scenes. Students can also use them in fun-based activities to provide video responses and build a sense of community in class. 


1. ChatterPix Kids

ChatterPix Kids is a talking photo app that enables you to animate photos with a talking mouth. The app is simple and easy to use: take a photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice to make the picture speak. The app offers a number of tools including stickers, frames, and photo filters. 

Compatibility: iOS and Android/ Price: Free / Age: 4+

2. Talkr

Talkr allows you to make any picture talk. Whether it's your favourite cartoon character, a celebrity, or your favourite pet, you can create scenes with animated pictures speaking your voice or using a modified version of your voice. Talkr also allows you to make different faces talking to each other in which case you will need to add another scene.

Compatibility: iOS / Price: Free, offers in-app purchases / Age: 4+

3. Pose

Pose is a talking photo app that lets you animate any photo using recorded messages. You can either record your own voice or use pre-recorded voice lines. Pose also enables you to change facial expressions, add funny stickers and filters, add voice effects (e.g., Helium, macho, etc), and more. 

'Record videos of yourself talking as a celebrity, politician, or even a realistic painting or doll. Then save the video or share it on iMessage, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, or other social media sites.

Compatibility: iOSPrice: Free, offers in-app purchases / Age: 4+

4. Talkr Live

Talkr Live enables you to 'record videos of yourself talking as a celebrity, politician, or even a realistic painting or doll. Then save the video or share it on iMessage, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, or other social media sites. Talkr Live's advanced 3D algorithms detect your facial movements and apply them to the photo, making you instantly more attractive and popular.'

Compatibility: iOSPrice: Free, offers in-app purchases Age: 4+

5. SpeakPic

Bring faces to life using SpeakPic. Simply input text or audio and let the narrator voice does its job. The photo speaks your words and audio. SpeakPic supports multiple languages and you can easily change the voice and add effects to make it funny. 

Compatibility: AndroidPrice: Free / Age: 4+

6. Wombo

Wombo uses the power of artificial intelligence to make selfies talk. The way it works is simple: upload an image, add a tune from the app's music selection and make your picture sing. You can share your final product with friends and through social media platforms. 

Compatibility: iOS and AndroidPrice: Free, offers in-app purchases / Age: 12+

7. Talking Pet

As its name indicates, Talking Pet lets you bring pictures of your favourite pets to life. If you do not have a pet you can choose one from the app's collection of animals. You can record your own voice or select from tons of pre-recorded clips. Talking Pet also allows you to change voices, add props, use 3D animations, add text to make your own memes, and many more. 

Compatibility: iOS and Android Price: Free, offers in-app purchases / Age: 4+